Tata seeks to protect Jaguar Land Rover from potential takeover bids, report says
Tata Sons is buying as much as $312 million of Tata Motors shares, as India's biggest conglomerate seeks to protect Jaguar Land Rover from potential takeovers, Bloomberg...
Chicago mechanics OK contract, return to work after strike
Mechanics at Chicago-area new-car dealerships returned to work on Monday after agreeing to a new four-year contract on Sunday, ending a strike that lasted about seven weeks.
Toyota offers souped-up Prius as part of high-performance 'GR' line
Toyota is introducing a high-performance "GR" series consisting of seven variants including the Prius plug-in hybrid and Vitz subcompact.
Unifor strike at GM result of 'major philosophical differences'
Canadian workers striking a key GM assembly plant could picket for a long while, Unifor President Jerry Dias said. GM Canada urged Unifor to "resume negotiations."
New York move opens up Cadillac's world
Cadillac's New York journey has taken it on helicopter rides to the Hamptons, virtual-reality expeditions at auto dealerships, and forays into the worlds of art and fashion.
'No limits': Chehab sees power in Kia's youth
After leaving FCA on a hot streak in 2015, Saad Chehab is back in the advertising game, this time as chief marketing officer for Kia Motors America.
Interiors reconceived for the self-driving era
Interior suppliers at the Frankfurt auto show signal a growing consensus about how cockpits of the future will look -- with preference for armrest controls, no knobs and no...
Honda invests $267 million, will add 300 jobs to increase Accord production in Ohio
Honda said its invested $267 million and will add 300 new jobs to support increased production of its revamped 2018 Accord sedan model at the Japanese automaker's plant in...
VW documents can't be shared by U.S. with German law firm, judge rules
A federal magistrate judge blocked the Justice Department from sharing with a German law firm 25 million pages of records disclosed by VW in the government's diesel emissions...
Intel collaborates with Waymo on self-driving compute design
Intel said it will collaborate with Google affiliate Waymo, saying it worked with the company during the design of its compute platform to allow autonomous cars to process...
An idea that could stop robots from hurting factory workers: Airbags
In a development that's drawn interest from automakers, two entrepreneurs in Germany say they have designed a way to better safeguard interactions between humans and factory...
Ford explores strategic alliance with India's Mahindra
Ford Motor Co. and Indian automaker Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd. are exploring forming a strategic alliance as the U.S.
How best to use Google? Now, there's a playbook
Dealers and their ad agencies have been asking Google for more transparency and guidance as they work to keep pace with the tech giant's growing portfolio of marketing tools.
New dealer confidence index edges up
Dealers expect the auto market will remain strong in the near term, but profitability is constrained by market conditions and competition, a new survey found.
Honda's packs N-Box with surprises
Honda's redesigned N-Box minicar touts an improved powertrain and driver assist safety technologies to hang on to its title as Japan's No.1 minicar .
Frankfurt photo booth
A few of the most eye-catching models at this year's show. Some of them will never turn up at a dealership. And none of them will ever need to stop for gasoline.
Mazda upgrading U.S. dealership network
Mazda has embarked on a three-year dealership upgrade targeting more than 100 outlets across the United States as part of its push to polish its brand image and achieve 2...
The friendship that formed Auria Solutions
When IAC decided to spin off its global soft-trim business, an old friend in China was the first person they called.
Driverless taxis might be riderless, too
Many drivers say they want no part of a robo-car. But that might be an opportunity for suppliers.
Bugatti's single model could be a four-door
The yet-to-be-named car would pick up where the Galibier concept left off and go on sale around 2024.
'The car business will become an Amazon.com'
Builder-dealer Bill McDaniel says a few auto retailing groups will control the entire industry in a few years, with huge sway over products and pricing.
'Let Go' campaign pitches Cadillac as pioneer
Cadillac's CMO calls Super Cruise "the perfect product" for showcasing Cadillac's heritage as an innovator.
Bringing more mobility to marketing
Tito Melega, the new creative chief of Ford's agency plans to invoke the company's long and global legacy of moving people.
Volvo marketing 'has to be different'
Ad agency Grey Group is taking advantage of Volvo's brand transformation to introduce ad campaigns built around unconventional storytelling.
Slaven: Social marketing is people-intensive
Mercedes-Benz USA's Drew Slaven talks about the brand's shift of resources to social media.
Road rallies rev up dealership’s results
The free Saturday drives at Porsche Plano are so popular that all 50 spots fill up within minutes.
Low-key ads mark autonomous era
Automakers continue to feed buzz about self-driving cars, but their marketing strategies are still very much hands-on.
Frankfurt's best and wurst
Spread out over an area roughly the size of Delaware but with better currywurst, the biennial Frankfurt Motor Show is the perfect place to take in the sights and flavors of...
The in-your-face face of Toyota design
Ian Cartabiano enjoys a good bowl of ramen and cruising backstreet boutiques in Tokyo. But it's his California flair that's giving his U.S.
Volkswagen readies its robo-fleets
CEO Matthias Mueller said the Sedric self-driving concept shown in Geneva and Frankfurt was only the beginning.